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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by fat141, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. fat141
    Joined: Jul 30, 2006
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    Almost Sunday evening down south so I thought that I would kick us off this week.:)
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    Posted the cars on behalf of FC59 and the bloke reading the Playboy just snuck in.:D
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  2. musclecars
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    Here is a shop I've been working on for the last couple of weeks and finally finished it last night.Shop name is "Big Lou's Chop Shop" and it will be added to my Smallville diorama in the morning.

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  3. fat141
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    Quick, gimme directions to Smallville. Any pictures of the town ? Just love dioramas
    Cheers
    Rod
     
  4. musclecars
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    Some other details that are or will be added.

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  5. musclecars
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    Here's the link Rod.I started you out on page 6 pic number 169 because this is the way it looks as of today.If you want to see how it looked a couple of years ago then you should start at the beginning up to page 6 pic number 168.I've been working on this for the last 7 years and it really is just a way to show my models on display.

    http://public.fotki.com/62704/model-car-related-albums/new-pics-of-diorama/page6.html
     
  6. fbama73
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    That last pic reminds me of the saying "if it's yellow, let it mellow."
     
  7. musclecars
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    I was trying for a clear water type look so I added some clear and this is the results,I'm just going to leave it and probably put a little story line into it somehow.
     
  8. Heres one i did a few years back. Sory the shops a little dirty. :D

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  9. fat141
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    A VERY dirty trio

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    Last pic by FC59
    Cheers
    Rod
     
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    People under 20 years old will have no idea what this is. :D
     
  11. Pics from the MAMA meeting last week.

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  12. ArtofHotRod
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    Just in time for the Holidays

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  13. nickles street chop shop
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    from Edum Tejas

    Awesome stuff so far fellas. This is something I have been thinking of getting into.
     
  14. Alyn
    Joined: Aug 29, 2010
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    Love the Dioramas. They're great for photo backdrops.

    I'm working on a '62 Pontiac Catalina mild custom.

    Started with the engine (usually do).

    This is the Pontiac 421 Super Duty. The top end; Hilborn style injection setup and ignition is all scratch built.

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  15. B.A.KING
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    lol i keep waiting for clark kent to show up. great work!!! really!!
     
  16. JimC
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    from W.C.,Mo.

    Outclassed this Sunday!
    But I have fun, anyway

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  17. lordairgtar
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    56 Chevy built as a high school kid with little money in the middle 60s would have made his.
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    Six cylinder with finned valve cover and early Vette intake and carbs, plus split exhaust yielding dual exhaust.
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    Wheels and trim rings taken from a wrecker yard El Camino.
     
  18. plodge55aqua
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    from Alberta

    I think it looks like what a Body Shop would have... I never seen one flushed when I worked in one..:D

    Nice Detail on these Dioramas...
     
  19. JimC
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    from W.C.,Mo.

    Unique thing about this, is the phone book is still there1:)
     
  20. Irish Dan
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    Man! This stuff is great! What scale are you working in fat141? You do some REALLY nice work! Like your stuff too Lyle! Keep up the good work guys!
     
  21. leadfoot
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    The phone booth is sooo cool. Was that a kit or scratch built?
     
  22. newrider3
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    '62 T-bird, kind of a model of a future project for my mom.
    Need to have another go at detailing the upper beltline trim, but otherwise finished.

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  23. Holy cow! I'm Blown away with the detail; very nice!
     
  24. TP
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    Where do you get the spark plug wire boots? It has got to where the models is my favorite post and hard to wait till sunday. I think you need to do a "hump day" post also. I work on the road and live in a fifth wheel. I have got to building models again after a 40 year nap. I love the detail you guys put into the models. I'm still on a 12 year old level. It's fun and takes away the boredom. Keep up the good work and post more often. TP
     
  25. gassercrazy41
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    my 56 ive been working on...havent gotten far but got most of the rear molded and the hood on
     

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  26. outlaw256
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    man you guys do great work.i havent put model together in over 30yrs. when i did they were good but you guys blow me away with the detail. great work guys. DAMN!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  27. steveb
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    Man, you did such great work on the top side detail, now the kit supplied fuel line from the fuel pump looks out of scale. Maybe you could work your magic on it?
     
  28. steveb
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    No other meeting like a MAMA meeting! You guys are so fortunate to live in a place with that much talent & interest in the hobby.

    Still working on my AMT '49 Merc.
    The trim for the windshield opening was a bit thin, so I made some with .040" half round. I thinned it out a bit by sanding both sides, & before gluing it to the body, I glued a sheet of .015 styrene to the interior side to make the lip to glue it to.
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    I used a piece of .040" triangular stock for the center bar. It's not glued in, & won't be until after the windshield is installed.
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    Here's how it looks from the inside.
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    I made the inner door & window frames from styrene sheet & .060" half round strip.
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    This is sorta' what it will look like.
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    I wanted taillights mounted in the bumper guards, so I carved out the shapes & made the lenses out of .010" transparent red sheet. I heated the red sheet up by holding it over a candle, & when it softened, I wrapped it around the handle of a small file to get the curvature. Then, I cut & sanded them to shape.
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    Windshield & backlight "glass" made from .007" clear sheet. I carved a recess on the inside for the backlight & it stays in place pretty well with no glue.
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    The windshield is held in place for the photos with clear tape.
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    Lastly, I scratch built the door handles & window cranks & made resin copies.
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  29. Boeing Bomber
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    I use the colored, plastic tubing that comes on coated paper clips. cut at about 1/8 inch pieces. They come in many colors, and cutting them on the clip keeps them round without collapsing.

    Here's one I called "Bonn-EGG-ville"

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  30. customcory
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    ^ steveb ,damn!This is how you build a model car! Outstanding and a inspiration to all us builders.
     

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